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This project has been made possible in part through a grant from the Museums Assistance Program, Department of Canadian Heritage.

Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce à une subvention du Programme d'aide aux musées du ministère du Patrimoine canadien.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of Aboriginal Heritage program of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the British Columbia Arts Council.


Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Man turned to stone : T'xwelátse.

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Man turned to stone: T'xwelátse, held at the Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford, April–May 2011.

Includes bibliographical references.

Issued also in electronic format.

ISBN 978-0-9879661-0-0

1. T'xwelátse. 2. Stó:lō Indians--History--Pictorial works. 3. Indian mythology--British Columbia--Pictorial works.

     4. Cultural property--Repatriation--British Columbia--Pictorial works. I. T'xwelátse II. Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford.

E99.S72M35 2012            971.1004'9794            C2012-901344-7